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  1. Montrezl Harrell embraces delayed spotlight

    Jason Jordan

    TARBORO, N.C. -- Montrezl Harrell has truly arrived. He leans back in the tan metal chair inside the vacant lobby at North Edgecombe High School, interlocks his fingers behind his head, crosses his legs and smiles. Perhaps it's fitting that he'...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  2. JBC Notebook: UNC recruits ready to go

    Jason Jordan

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- J.P. Tokoto signed with North Carolina for the tradition, Roy Williams and to win a national title, but another big reason Tokoto was excited about being a Tar Heel was to have the chance to learn from swingman Harrison Barnes. ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  3. JBC stars reveal their No. 2 schools

    Jason Jordan

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brandon Ashley is finally ready to reveal a few universal secrets about the recruiting process, secrets that are so exclusive he can only tell you at the end of his senior season. "Hey, I mean, this is the last event of the year...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  4. Players predict where Muhammad, Noel will go

    Jason Jordan

    Shabazz Muhammad knows that, on the surface, it seems glamorous to have the option of picking between heavyweights like Duke, UCLA, Kentucky, UNLV and Kansas. Still, he's quick to point out the flip side. "The stress," said Muhammad, a senior s...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  5. Tony Parker's recruiting roundtable

    Jason Jordan

    Tony Parker extensively researched each team before his roundtable discussion.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2012
  6. Biancardi: 5 reasons not to rank pre-teens

    Jason Jordan

    Related: Sixth grader may be next hoops phenom As an assistant coach at Boston University, Boston College and Ohio State and head coach at Wright State for a combined 17 years, Paul Biancardi, now the director of basketball recruiting for ESPN, k...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  7. Syracuse's situation doesn't impact recruit Noel

    Jason Jordan

    You'd be hard pressed to find a player in any class that impacts the game on both ends of the floor like Tilton's (Tilton, N.H.) Nerlens Noel. From swatting shots to deflections to low post scoring, Noel, a junior center who is ranked No. 2 in th...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  8. Chris Walker asks for LeBron James' help

    Jason Jordan

    Chris Walker knows that deciding where he wants to play in college will be one of the hardest decisions he's ever made. Walker, a junior forward at Holmes County (Bonifay, Fla.), is ranked No. 5 in the ESPNU60 and can pretty much go wherever he wa...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  9. Britt's college choice will be all business

    Jason Jordan

    Nate Britt II is unabashed about the fact that he grew up hoping that North Carolina would cut down the nets every year and stand center stage looking up at the JumboTron while NCAA Tournament highlights played using "One Shining Moment" as a soundtr...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  10. Muhammad not feeling mispronunciations

    Jason Jordan

    It's not that Shabazz Muhammad is being difficult or "Hollywood" or even a primo prima donna, he's merely saying that come springtime he wants the college that receives his signed scholarship to be able to pronounce the name that's on it. Fair eno...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  11. Players give top 5 reasons to sign early

    Jason Jordan

    There's a common misconception about the country's elite high school ballers when it comes to the NCAA's early signing period, which begins today and runs through Nov. 16. "Sometimes people think we wait until the spring so we can be the last one ...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  12. No. 21 soph Lattin enrolls in Spanish academy

    Jason Jordan

    ESPNHS - Texas After a strong summer with Houston Select AAU, Khadeem Lattin decided he'd play his sophomore season at Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain. Lattin, a center who is ranked No. 21 in the ESPNU 25, was originally enrolled at Westb...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  13. Eliminating emotions after visits is key

    Jason Jordan

    All Julius Randle needed was a cell phone because he was ready to dial. Two years ago when he visited Oklahoma, Randle, a junior forward at Prestonwod Christian (Plano, Texas), had the time of his life. The campus was beautiful; the fans were o...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  14. Final sales pitches for McGary

    Jason Jordan

    Related Link: McGary Blog: Ready To Decide As the country waits to hear Mitch McGary announce where he's decided to play college ball, recruits who are committed to his final three schools - Michigan, Duke and Florida - have decided to take one la...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  15. Players have 'Mad' fun

    Jason Jordan

    Last Friday when hundreds of teams across the country ushered in the college basketball season with Midnight Madness events, committed and potential recruits intently looked on to see just how crazy and passionate fan bases were about their teams. ...

    Blog | October 16, 2011
  16. Kings of the contact period

    Jason Jordan

    Last Wednesday marked the end of the NCAA's contact period, which had been in effect since September 9. That meant hundreds of high school hoopers around the country had to sift through all of their visits from college coaches and decide who made the...

    Blog | October 09, 2011